Cracking the Coconut

Cracking the Coconut Author Su-mei Yu
ISBN-10 9780688165420
Year 2000-08-01
Pages 326
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Provides readers with the knowledge necessary to create Thai meals, and includes more than 175 recipes.

Cracking the Coconut Code

Cracking the Coconut Code Author Mary Jo McCabe
ISBN-10 1932128115
Year 2004
Pages 82
Language en
Publisher
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Get to the "milk in the coconut" through these seven life-transforming steps that help you take control of the future by understanding the past and present. 15,000 first printing.

Asian Grilling

Asian Grilling Author Su-Mei Yu
ISBN-10 9780066211190
Year 2002-06-04
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Now you can bring the authentic tastes and techniques of Asian grilling right into your own home. Su-Mei Yu, renowned Thai chef, teacher, restaurateur, and award-winning author of Cracking the Coconut, shows you just how easy it is to grill in her new book, Asian Grilling. Su-Mei captures the splendor and diversity of Asia's cuisines -- Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, Indian, Burmese, Laotian, and Cambodian -- in this superb collection of 85 recipes. With Su-Mei's guidance and clearly written recipes, you'll be able to cook some of the world's most delicious grilled foods, including Indian Chicken Tandoori, Vietnamese-Style Grilled Beef in Lettuce, and Thai Grilled Pork Strips. Asian Grilling begins with some of the better-known Asian dishes such as Chicken Yakitori, Pork Satay, and Lamb Kebabs. Su-Mei then takes you through her own treasured recipes for Salt-Grilled Yellowtail Tuna from Japan, Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp on Sugarcane Stalks, Bulgogi (Korean Barbecued Beef), and so much more. Along with these dishes, you'll find recipes for zesty dipping sauces and flavorful relishes to enhance every bite. In the "Wrapped and Grilled" and "Grilled and Wrapped" chapters, you'll learn how each cuisine uses leaves and casings to make grilling pouches. When these pouches are opened at the table, they fill the room with a unique and savory perfume. The large green leaves of the banana plant are used to wrap everything from Malaysian Spicy Fish Cakes to Chinese-style grilled chicken. In true fusion style, Su-Mei encases a warm filling of grilled vegetables and cheese in a tortilla to make one of her favorite recipes, Thai Quesadillas. Even the ubiquitous lettuce leaf makes a great wrapper for curried lamb, grilled shrimp, and more. Grilled vegetables and salads, main course rice and noodle dishes, and even grilled fruit desserts round out this collection. There are also detailed instructions for preparing the grill and making spice pastes and essential tips on shopping for and preparing Asian ingredients. Stunning color photographs illustrate how the dishes look. Turn your kitchen into an Asian barbecue. It's easy with Asian Grilling by Su-Mei Yu.

Cracking the Code

Cracking the Code Author John Mark Sheppard
ISBN-10 9781456612030
Year 2013-01-03
Pages 188
Language en
Publisher eBookIt.com
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"Cracking the Code: The Confused Traveler's Guide to Liberian English" is the brainchild of John Mark Sheppard, who moved with his family from the United States to Liberia when he was just three years old. He learned Liberian English as a second language as he spent his childhood and teen years immersed in the Liberian culture. After college in the United States, John Mark returned to Liberia and began a more formal study of Liberia's history, customs and languages. In this truly fascinating book, John Mark combines his training in linguistics with an extensive knowledge of the language he has grown to love. Besides the more than one thousand helpful explanations of specific words or phrases, "Cracking the Code: The Confused Traveler's Guide to Liberian English" includes a fascinating history of the people groups and languages of the region, a pronunciation guide, a list of Liberian proverbs and practical, how-to-avoid-embarrassing-yourself advice for Westerners.

Black Belt

Black Belt Author
ISBN-10
Year 2001-08
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher
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The oldest and most respected martial arts title in the industry, this popular monthly magazine addresses the needs of martial artists of all levels by providing them with information about every style of self-defense in the world - including techniques and strategies. In addition, Black Belt produces and markets over 75 martial arts-oriented books and videos including many about the works of Bruce Lee, the best-known marital arts figure in the world.

Mastering the Grill

Mastering the Grill Author David Joachim
ISBN-10 081187835X
Year 2010-07-01
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Grilling is a science, and it's only when you understand the science of grilling that you can transform it into an art. That's what makes Mastering the Grill a standout on the cookbook shelf. From equipment (grill types and tools) to fire (wood, charcoal, or gas) to ingredients (meat, poultry, fish, and vegetables), the authors have shared their impressive grilling know-how to explain the whys and the hows—and guarantee the wows—clearly and comprehensively. In addition to hundreds of tips and techniques, this ultimate guide is packed with how-to illustrations and mouthwatering photographs plus 350 surefire recipes&mdashleverything from rubs and marinades to appetizers, entrees, side dishes, and desserts. Mastering the Grill is a master class in cooking, destined to become a sauce-stained, well-thumbed classic.

Food Styling

Food Styling Author Delores Custer
ISBN-10 9780470080191
Year 2010-05-03
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The authoritative and comprehensive guide to the art and craft of food styling Based on her 30 years of experience in food styling for advertising, magazines, books, and films, Delores Custer presents the definitive lifelong reference on food styling-complete with lists of handy tools and vital equipment, recipes for artificial foods, and guidelines for running a successful food styling business. Full of ingenious advice on styling in any media and packed with full-color photographs, Food Styling reveals every trick of the trade, from making a beverage appear to sweat to producing those perfect grill marks on meat without a grill. Filled with resources and organized in a simple problem-and-solution format, this is an ideal resource for both experienced foods styling pros and first-timers alike. This is the only book of its kind on the market, shedding light on the art and craft of food styling More than 300 full-color photos reveal the process of styling and the spectacular results, teaching and inspiring anyone interested in food and how it is presented in media The book features a timeline of 60 years of food styling, a glossary of important terms, and a listing of vital styling resources The only book the aspiring or professional food stylist will ever need, this exceptionally thorough resource covers challenges from flawless fried chicken to fluffy, cloudlike cake frostings-and everything in between Whether you're looking to break into the food styling business or just touch up on the latest and most effective techniques, Food Styling is the ultimate guide to creating stunning culinary visuals.

The Elements of Life

The Elements of Life Author Su-Mei Yu
ISBN-10 9780471757078
Year 2009-10-05
Pages 324
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The award-winning author of Cracking the Coconut encourages readers to use the included interactive wheel to calculate their elemental sign, then offers 220 tempting Thai dishes for every home element, season and time of day, in a book with over one hundred full-color photos.

The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts

The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts Author Jules Janick
ISBN-10 9780851996387
Year 2008
Pages 954
Language en
Publisher CABI
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Ever wanted to know the genus name for a coconut? Intended for all your research needs, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive collection of information on temperate and tropical fruit and nut crops. Entries are grouped alphabetically by family and then by species, making it easy to find the information you need. Coverage includes palms and cacti as well as vegetable fruits of Solanaceae and Curcurbitacea. This book not only deals with the horticulture of the fruit and nut crops but also discusses the botany, making it a useful tool for anyone from scientists to gardeners and fruit hobbyists.

The Nkwor Market Day

The Nkwor Market Day Author Joseph O. E. Ohanugo
ISBN-10 9781504985727
Year 2016-05-02
Pages 30
Language en
Publisher AuthorHouse
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A market day in Igboland, no matter the name—Afor, Nkwor, Eke, Orie/Oye—is a memorable day for the community in which it is situated. It is a day everyone loves to see and be associated with, age or financial situation notwithstanding. Benevolence, love, and peaceful interaction abound. Nkwor Market Day at Osina has special features associated with it and various cultural activities that culminate on Nkwor day. You need to be there to experience it.

The Science of Skinny Cookbook

The Science of Skinny Cookbook Author Dee McCaffrey
ISBN-10 9780738217215
Year 2014-12-23
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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In The Science of Skinny, organic chemist and nutritionist Dee McCaffrey shared the revolutionary eating plan she developed by applying what she'd learned in the lab to what she put on her plate. In the process, she lost more than 100 pounds—and has kept them off for twenty years. Her secret? Eating natural whole foods and avoiding artificial sweeteners and chemical additives. Now The Science of Skinny Cookbook offers 100 family-friendly recipes for a delicious, realistic way of eating—not dieting—for life.

Mermaid in my Bunk

Mermaid in my Bunk Author Bernard Veale
ISBN-10 9781785381454
Year 2015-03-04
Pages 235
Language en
Publisher Andrews UK Limited
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Dr Alan Brand sailed his late father’s yacht, the Naiad on a Sabbatical after four years of working sixteen hour days in the emergency ward of a hospital in Los Angeles. He had never even dated a girl since he spent all of his school vacations sailing with his father and in college he studied avidly and worked in his spare time to cover the cost of his education. He encounters the Mer-folk in the south Pacific and falls for a mermaid and that is when his troubles began.